As part of the Kent Dam Spillway Bridge Rehabilitation Project in the Town of Scituate, the bridge and a section of Route 12 (Scituate Avenue) will be closed temporarily. The closure is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. on Monday, March 10, 2014. The bridge and road are scheduled to reopen to traffic by the end of the year.
WHAT: Through a $2.7 million contract with Manafort Brothers, Inc., RIDOT will rehabilitate the Kent Dam Spillway Bridge, located at the west end of the Gainer Dam in Scituate. The project also involves widening and repaving a portion of Route 12 (Scituate Avenue), guardrail and curb replacement, and drainage repairs. In addition, structural repairs will be made to the bridge arches and foundation, and updates will be made to the deck, sidewalks, and drainage system at the bridge.
WHEN: The Kent Dam Spillway Bridge and Route 12 (Scituate Avenue), between Route 116 and Howard Avenue, will close on Monday, March 10. The bridge and road are scheduled to reopen to traffic by the end of the year.
DETOURS: A signed detour will be in place for the duration of this closure. A detour map is available online at www.dot.ri.gov/detourmaps.
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Contact: Rose Amoros (401) 222-1362, Ext. 4450